Chat Panelists

Julia Chang

Current Booth Student

Julia is a second year student at Booth. After majoring in Economics and Political Science from the University of Chicago, she worked as an investment banking analyst at Credit Suisse, as well as in tech as a business development associate at RapidSOS. At Booth, Julia is involved in the Booth Technology Club, the Wine Club, and is a Dean’s Student Representative. Julia joined Booth as a Chicago Booth Scholar.

Daniel Kraft

Current Booth Student

Dan is a first-year student pursuing a concentration in Analytic Finance and Behavioral Science. He majored in Economics at the University of Chicago. Prior to Booth, Dan worked in sales & trading at Barclays, where he covered institutional investor clients for their fixed income investing needs. At Booth, Dan is involved in the Investment Management Group, the CREDIT Group, OUTreach, the Soccer Club, and the Wine Club. In his spare time, Dan enjoys exploring the restaurants, bars, and museums of Chicago, riding his bike and taking Peloton classes, and learning about cooking and wine.

Ariadne Souroutzidis

Current Booth Student

Ariadne is a second-year student pursuing a concentration in Operations Management and International Business. She majored in Biology and Economics at University of Chicago. Prior to Booth, she worked in healthcare analytics across pharmaceutical companies, providers, and payer systems. Over the summer she interned at Amgen in their sales and marketing rotational program and is planning to continue working in healthcare after graduation. She is a member of several student groups, including Booth Outdoor Leadership Development (BOLD).

Darius Bergkamp

Current Booth Student

Darius is a second year student at Booth in the MBA and Masters in Computer Science joint degree program. After earning a BA in Economics from the University of Chicago, he worked in the investment management division of Goldman Sachs for three years, in New York and London. Before heading to Booth, Darius participated in Startup Summer, interning as a product manager at a London-based fintech software company. He spent his summer interning at a management consulting firm. Darius joined Booth as a Booth Scholar.

Alex DeCamp

Associate Director, Undergraduate Initiatives

Alex is responsible for supporting the planning, operations, and execution of the Chicago Booth Scholars Program, Dougan Scholars Certificate Program, and Summer Business Scholars Program. Prior to joining the Admissions team, Alex spent 3 years in Chicago Booth’s Evening & Weekend MBA Programs office in Student Life. During this time, Alex advised several student groups and managed the Evening/Weekend student orientation program otherwise known as LAUNCH. He also oversaw the Chicago Business Fellows, a cohorted seminar experience for early career professionals.

John Lim

Assistant Director, Undergraduate Initiatives

John joined the Full-Time Admissions Team in the fall of 2018. In addition to his role on the admissions committee, John is heavily involved on Chicago Booth's Undergraduate Initiatives. Team. He is the Program Coordinator for the Dougan Scholars Certificate Program and is responsible for programming and strategy for the Chicago Booth Scholars Program, the deferred MBA Program at Chicago Booth. Prior to joining Booth, John graduated from the University of Chicago where he earned his bachelor's degree in Economics and Public Policy. After graduation, John worked as a high school teacher in Chicago. John is also a current dancer and choreographer in Chicago in his spare time.